Such a weird defect of the human hearing system that I had to put it up here.
Stephen Mabbutt, 57, from Charlton, near Banbury, could also hear his own heart beating.
Mr Mabbutt first experienced symptoms six years ago, when he felt a dull ache in the side of his head.
GPs treated him with nasal sprays and antibiotics, but his hearing deteriorated. Mr Mabbutt was eventually diagnosed with an unusual ear condition in which sounds inside the body are heard very loudly. The condition meant that the noise from chewing food became deafening.
His symptoms worsened to the extent where loud noises caused dizziness and his vision blurred.
Mr Mabbutt told the BBC: “When I raised my voice I could hear it reverberating in my head and the vibrations made my vision vibrate.
“Eventually I could hear my heart beating and my eyes moving in their sockets. It was really distracting.”
Read more at telegraph.co.uk